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Old 03-15-2011, 12:13 PM  
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There were several points in your reply, I'm not sure which one was in response to mine..
Anyway, I have no doubt that folks like John McCain are somewhat "out of touch". I think most of these politicians are (including Obama). I do however think that the quotes you cite need the context addressed.
For example, if McCains family gets back $370,000 out of $1,200,000 paid, and then the "middle class" family gets back $319 out of the $800 paid (all made up numbers because I don't know the details), then I think that the folks getting back the $319 are getting the better deal, right? They almost got half of their money back while McCain got back less than 1/3rd.
I am not at all claiming that those numbers I used are accurate, only that without CONTEXT, information can be distorted to mislead the readers.
Also the "101 households that get nothing" needs context. Did these households already get all that they put in back? If they have, then how could they get more "BACK"?

I just think there is a disconnect on what terms really mean. If you hand me $10 and then I hand you back $5, then did I just spend $5? I don't think so.
Now, on the other hand, if you hand me $10 and then I hand you a $20 then I did just spend money. See what I mean?
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:00 PM  
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So, some of you on here think that it takes $42 to make a "decent living"? And to be able to retire? I say $42 an hour is well above a decent living.
I don't take home that amount........ This includes fringe benifits and other things, but it sure is a nice living that I absolutely enjoy! I couldn't imagine even getting out of bed for say.....$12 an hour.
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Old 03-16-2011, 06:46 AM  
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Well, unfortunately there are many that probably WON'T get out of bed for $12 hour.
And yes, I would agree that $42 hour is a very nice living. I understand why you are in favor of the unions with that pay.....
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Old 03-20-2011, 02:29 PM  
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I heard a judge put the skids on this? This out of touch idiot won't be around in the next election, if people remain focused on his Chinese tactics!
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That judge has limited clout but cheeseheads never forget.
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Destroy the Unions and save america.

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Ridicule.

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You are lacking and resort to childishness.
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